New Global Learning Cultures

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Presentation on the #iCollab project (international collaborations through social/mobile media technologies). Presented at the Association for Internet Research Annual Conference #ir13.

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New Global Learning Cultures

  1. 1. New Global Learning Cultures:!Interdisciplinarity through networked technologiesHelen Keegan (@heloukee) - University of Salford, UKThom Cochrane (@thomcochrane) - AUT University, NZAssociation of Internet Researchers Annual Conference #ir13MediaCityUK, 18-22 October 2012
  2. 2. New Learning Cultures and Paradigms“The digital revolution has disrupted and will continue todisrupt what we mean by learning and how we organise ourdisciplines. Suffice to say, that to think abouttransdisciplinarity in a networked world is to think aboutdisciplines in a different and evolving context ofinterconnection and complex forms of communications andinterchange” (Burnett, 2011)
  3. 3. ELVSS and iCollabInternational collaborations: multi-disciplinary : multi-levelCo-production, consumption and critique – social/mobileLecturer CoP (Wenger), modeling paradigm shift ineducational practiceTechnology as a post-disciplinary topic (Balsamo, 2011)
  4. 4. ELVSS and iCollabUltimate goal - develop new ways of seeing andlearning through collaborative study of internettechnologies and emerging forms of digital creativity,learning from one anothers’ disciplinary perspectivesand cultures.
  5. 5. ELVSS12Entertainment Lab forthe Very Small Screen
  6. 6. !
  7. 7. The first !mass hangout
  8. 8. 24 Frames 24 Hours (warm-up project) Max Schleser
  9. 9. Mobile In Global Out(sustainability)
  10. 10. Example student planning ! Google doc/ dialogue
  11. 11. Example !tutor docs
  12. 12. Studenthangouts
  13. 13. Tutor-student hangouts
  14. 14. Mobile In Global Out - Reflections
  15. 15. iCollab12InternationalCollaboration
  16. 16. !
  17. 17. Just-in-time curriculumdevelopment
  18. 18. Tweeting the tutorhangouts – otherscan follow via Twitter,Storify, Google Docs
  19. 19. Students sharingwork via Twitter andthe #iCollab hashtag
  20. 20. Example project from the UK
  21. 21. Example project from Berlin
  22. 22. NZ studentspresenting live online
  23. 23. •  9am in New Zealand•  11pm UK time•  Midnight in Berlin/Barcelona
  24. 24. What did we learn throughestablishing global communities of practice enabled by mobile social media?
  25. 25. “Learning through frustration” “An amazing experience” “Transformed understanding”“Tutor-student hangouts were key”
  26. 26. 5 key design principles for !global interdisciplinarity
  27. 27. 1. Focus upon nurturing collaboration
  28. 28. 2. Establish aframework of mobilesocial media tools for collaboration and communication
  29. 29. 3. Build trust
  30. 30. 4. Value creativity
  31. 31. 5. Become comfortable with change
  32. 32. New Global Learning Cultures:!Interdisciplinarity through networked technologiesHelen Keegan (@heloukee) - University of Salford, UKThom Cochrane (@thomcochrane) - AUT University, NZAssociation of Internet Researchers Annual Conference #ir13MediaCityUK, 18-22 October 2012

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